Viticulture, Oenology, Wine making

Viticulture, Oenology and Wine making courses at undergraduate bachelor, postgraduate diploma, master, Ph.D doctorate research degree levels at universities in Australia are in the list below.
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Australian vineyards produce some of the best wines in the world. A bachelor degree in Viticulture, Oenology or Wine making course provide grads the best preparation and training for a career in the billion dollar Australian wine export industry as a winemaker or viticulturalist.

Wine making is a significant component of the agricultural economy in Australia. Australian wine production ranks among the top 10 producer of wines in global terms.
Wine is an
alcoholic beverage typically but not always about grape growers. Viticulture  refers to the science, production and study of grapes and related processes in a vineyard. Viniculture concerns usage of grapes for winemaking and regarded as a specialized area of horticulture science.

Wine making may be classified into 2 categories: still wine production (without carbonation) and sparkling wine production (with carbonation). Champagne is one well known example of sparkling wine. Visit this link to learn more about how you can use a Viticulture or Wine making degree in Australia working as a Wine Technician. Some topics taught include : Classification of grape varieties, Climate and Soils, Selecting Grape varieties, Grapevine Culture, Weeds and Pest control, irrigation, Harvesting and distribution.

Oenology is the science of wine and wine making. Oenologists specializes in the field of oenology ( often misspelt as enology ) Winemaking, or vinification, refers to the production of wine. The manufacture process starts with the  selection of the grapes or other plant material and ends with bottling. Most wine is made from grapes, but wine can  also be made from other fruit or edible plant material. For instance mead is a wine comes from honey.

Victoria : VIC

South Australia : SA                  


New South Wales: NSW 

  • Bachelor of Viticulture at Charles Sturt University: CSU

Western Australia : WA

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